Pathophysiological Phenomena in Nursing: Human Responses to Illness / Edition 2

Pathophysiological Phenomena in Nursing: Human Responses to Illness / Edition 2

by Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman, V. Carrieri-Kohlman
     
 

ISBN-10: 072163494X

ISBN-13: 9780721634944

Pub. Date: 08/19/1993

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This nursing text describes common clinical phenomena encountered by nurses across settings and populations. Each chapter presents knowledge related to physiological mechanisms, measurement, and management of these responses to illness. The chapters explore the concepts of skeletal muscle atrophy, nausea/vomiting, incontinence, dysrhythmias, and hypothermia. The

Overview

This nursing text describes common clinical phenomena encountered by nurses across settings and populations. Each chapter presents knowledge related to physiological mechanisms, measurement, and management of these responses to illness. The chapters explore the concepts of skeletal muscle atrophy, nausea/vomiting, incontinence, dysrhythmias, and hypothermia. The authors synthesize current research and identify directions for future nursing study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721634944
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/19/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
622
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1-Conceptual Approach Section I: Regulation Chapter 2-Thermoregulation Chapter 3-Anorexia Chapter 4-Protein Calorie-Malnutrition Chapter 5-Circadian Rhythm Disorders Chapter 6-Urinary Incontinence NEW! Chapter 7-Addiction NEW!
Section II: Cognition NEW! Chapter 8-Dementia NEW! Chapter 9-Acute Confusion Section III: Sensation Chapter 10-Dyspnea Chapter 11-Fatigue Chapter 12-Pain Chapter 13-Nausea, Vomiting Section IV: Protection Chapter 14-Stress Response Chapter 15-Alterations in Immunocompetence Chapter 16-Infection Chapter 17-Impaired Wound Healing Chapter 18-Clotting Chapter 19-Sleep Section V: Motion Chapter 20-Muscle Atrophy Chapter 21-Ischemia

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